Canada’s Bank of Montreal will prohibit customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies using Interac debit cards, on top of an existing Mastercard ban.
Canada’s most populous province wants to retain its image as an “innovation hub,” but worries that investors don’t “understand what they’re buying.”
South Korean regulators, whose decisions have shaken cryptocurrency markets in the past, are reportedly cracking down on exchanges’ contract terms.
A Georgia bill to enable tax payments through cryptocurrencies failed to get out of committee, one of the measure’s sponsors said.
Washington State’s Chelan County shut down three rogue cryptocurrency mining operations due to the power draw and safety risk.
Ethereum’s ether token fell 47.5 percent in the first three months of 2018 – its worst quarterly drop on record.
Lael Brainard, a governor at the U.S. Federal Reserve, has said bitcoin and its peers raise investor protection and money laundering concerns.
The value propositions of blockchain tech are central to the business of public institutions, argues Alec Ross, a candidate for governor of Maryland.
Mark Karpeles has again apologized for his role in the firm’s 2014 collapse and said he doesn’t want any of the remaining Mt. Gox funds.
At a conference in South Korea Wednesday, ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin sought to raise awareness of the platform’s technical limitations.